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About the Voith Group

The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has around 21,000 employees, sales of € 4.9 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.

At Voith Paper, we are looking for a:

Maintenance Team Member 
Summerville, South Carolina


Reasons you’ll love working here:

Health and safety are a top priority with all of our roles and sites:

  • Bonus potential: $2,000 sign on/retention bonus PLUS eligiblity for production bonuses (Totaling $2,000+ for the last 12 months)
  • Career development: Plan on developing both professionally and personally. Voith Learning & Development team creates classes, seminars, and beyond-the-classroom tools that help employees understand Voith’s culture, organization, values, and role in the world. Voith also provide Tuition Reimbursement for all employees past the first year of employment.
  • Benefits: Our range of offered benefits can include medical, dental, vision, life insurances, starting on first of month on or after date of hire, employee discounts, 401(k) savings plans, service awards, identify of theft production and more! Find out which benefits you'll get after you choose your role with us.
  • Life work balance: Paid time off (10+ shifts) plus 10 paid holidays.
  • Working Environment: Safe, climate controlled workshop, clean shop, an average tenure over 10 years of service within Voith
  • PPE and uniforms included
  • Night and weekend shift differentials (the shift for this position is 12 hour rotation of 4 days on and 4 days off )
  • Salary ranges from $25 - $32 per hour (dependant on experience) 



This position will be responsible for standard operating/production procedures, safety, quality control, cost, delivery and continuous improvement initiatives within the Maintenance Department. This position provides maintenance support to all areas of operation and will be responsible for the supervision of Team Members assigned to the designated area.



  • Will be responsible for planning, monitoring, and supervising all activities associated with Team Leader Members of the assigned area.
  •  Responsible for maintaining efficiencies and team measurables through maintenance principles and practices, human resources planning, and flexibility.
  •  Preform troubleshooting and repairing mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical/electronic equipment including but not limited to programmable controls, numeral controls, power supplies, drives, gages, and test equipment.
  •  Plans and performs work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical/electronic and mechanical theories and principles, writing specifications, local and national electrical codes, properties of various materials, and principles of operation and application of electronic equipment.
  •  Installs, starts up and shuts down equipment in accordance with company safety procedures for machine activation and shutdown and in line with OSHA requirements.
  •  Informs appropriate management and line operators of potential electrical/mechanical problems and inherent dangers involved.
  •  Perform or assist in fabrication, preventative maintenance, and routine machine checks.
  •  Participate in a teamwork atmosphere and contribute to various continuous improvement projects and Kaizen activities, such as standardized work improvements and other improvement activities.
  •  Will promote and maintain a clean, organized, and safe work environment through 5S activities and be responsible for proper material storage and waste disposal.
  •  Involved in long-term planning in relation to major projects, equipment installation, property improvements, etc.
  •  Responsible for all necessary reporting and required paperwork.
  •  Receptive to training and performing functions in multiple areas.
  •  Communicate effectively with others at various levels using both oral and written communication skills.
  •  Performs other duties as required.



  • Must have knowledge in a manufacturing environment, specifically within a maintenance capacity.
  • Must possess strong maintenance ability and aptitude to apply mechanical and electrical/electronic principles in various troubleshooting and repair activities.
  • Working knowledge and skill with highly sophisticated equipment and software
  •  High level of knowledge and skill of cutting tools and materials.
  •  Solid problem-solving skills using a variety of statistical and root cause tools.
  •  Recognize and define problems, collect data, and develop conclusions.
  •  Must possess the ability for working under pressure - complete assigned tasks under stressful situations and deal with the stress or emergency situations.
  •  Must be able to coordinate multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  •  Must demonstrate self-motivation - ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of one’s ability using his or her own drive or initiative.
  •  Keen vision and mental alertness are required.
  •  Ability to work overtime and weekends when necessary.

Don’t meet every single requirement but think you would be a good fit for our team? We encourage you to apply – your unique skills may be just what we need for this or other roles!


Voith US Inc. is an EEO/AA/VEVRAA compliant Federal Contractor and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in the industry including people of color, LGBTQI+ community, women, individuals with disabilities (both seen and unseen), Veterans, people of any age or family status. We embrace the competitive advantage that diversity brings and we strive to create a working environment that is inclusive of thought and talent.